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Women’s FEST 2015 Women’s FEST 2015

Bywater Books authors, Marianne K. Martin and Ann McMan, will be joined by Publisher, Salem West and Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Smith for a series of book readings, book signings, and workshops. Join in on one of the best weekends of the year in one of...  More


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Women’s FEST 2015 Women’s FEST 2015

Join Bywater Books as we descend upon CAMP Rehoboth’s 2015 Women’s FEST, April  More


Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots

Marianne K. Martin’s new novel Tangled Roots has picked up a great review before  More


Lesfic Unbound reviews Jill Malone Lesfic Unbound reviews Jill Malone

For Lesfic Unbound, Lynne Pierce recently reviewed Giraffe People, the third novel  More


Hart and Malone picked as Summer Reads Hart and Malone picked as Summer Reads

For Liberty Press’s Bookends, Cassie Lehnherr picked books by two Bywater authors:  More


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Newsletters

December 2013 December 2013

We love good books, just like you do December 2013 Welcome to Bywater Books Dear  More


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Authors

Ann McMan Ann McMan

Ann McMan has received an Alice B. Lavender Certificate and a Golden Crown Literary  More


Georgia Beers Georgia Beers

Georgia Beers is a best-selling author who has won six Goldies and a Lammy Award.  More


Katherine V. Forrest Katherine V. Forrest

Katherine V. Forrest is credited as a founding mother of lesbian literature and the  More


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News

Carol Rosenfeld Inducted into Saints & Sinners Hall of Fame Carol Rosenfeld Inducted into Saints & Sinners Hall of Fame

Bywater Books is pleased to announce that author and LGBT advocate, Carol Rosenfeld  More


Lambda Literary Award Finalists Named Lambda Literary Award Finalists Named

Bywater Books is pleased to announce that Marianne K. Martin’s Tangled Roots  More


GCLS Ann Bannon & Tee Corrine Award Finalists GCLS Ann Bannon & Tee Corrine Award Finalists

On March 3rd, the Golden Crown Literary Society released their short list for both  More


Salem West Named Publisher of Bywater Books Salem West Named Publisher of Bywater Books

Bywater Books has appointed Salem West publisher of the company effective immediately.  More


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Submissions

Submission Form Submission Form

We are currently accepting submissions for the 2015 Bywater Prize for Fiction.  More


Submission Tips Submission Tips

The Basics: 1. Follow Directions While it may seem that publishers are in a conspiracy to force you to make changes every time you have to submit a manuscript, this is not the case....  More


Submitting your Manuscript to Bywater Books Submitting your Manuscript to Bywater Books

How to Submit Your Manuscript Between April 1st and June 30th, Bywater Books will accept manuscripts for the Bywater Prize for Fiction. However, we’re always looking for well-written...  More